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2 Fort Riley soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two 1st Infantry Division soldiers from Fort Riley have died of wounds they suffered in separate attacks in Afghanistan.

Kansas guardsmen to document Afghan operations

Three members of the Kansas National Guard are preparing to deploy to Afghanistan with an unusual assignment.

Kansas soldier dies in Afghanistan

Army officials say a Fort Riley soldier from southeast Kansas has died in Afghanistan.

Kansas National Guard unit heading to Afghanistan

A detachment from the Kansas National Guard deploys soon for a year in Afghanistan where the soldiers will assist with medical air evacuations.

Pentagon announces more Afganistan deployments, including 3,000 troops from Fort Riley

The Department of Defense has announced four units, including one from Fort Riley, that will deploy to Afghanistan this year.

Kansas soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Kansas City Star reports that Pfc. Cale C. Miller, of Overland Park, Kan., died Thursday in Afghanistan when insurgent forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division.

1st ID soldiers set to leave for Afghanistan

A brigade of soldiers from Fort Riley is preparing to leave for a deployment to Afghanistan.

In Kabul, Obama highlights foreign policy record

President Barack Obama answered political taunts with presidential muscle Tuesday, addressing the nation from Kabul as Republicans said he’s overdoing the celebration of Osama bin Laden’s death one year ago.

Security questions complicate withdrawal from Afghanistan

The planned 2014 withdrawal from Afghanistan of most U.S. military and NATO forces doesn’t come without huge questions that will affect regional and global security, experts at a Kansas University conference said Wednesday.

Afghan forces kill 3 NATO troops

Afghan security forces shot and killed three international troops Monday, one of them an American, in two attacks. They were the latest in a rising number of attacks in which Afghan forces have turned their weapons on their foreign partners.